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IN YUGOSLAVIA IT IS A CUSTOM FOR A CHILD TO BRING A CANDY BAR TO
THE HOUSE IN WHICH HE VISITS.

Where learned: YUGOSLAVIA

James Callow Keyword(s): GIFT-GIVING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 00001960S

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SLOVENIAN KOLACKI

INGREDIENTS: TWO CUPS UNSIFTED ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR, ONE HALF
POUND BUTTER, FOUR PACKAGES (3-OUNCE) CREAM CHEESE.
SIFT THE FLOUR INTO A LARGE BOWL; CUT IN BUTTER AND CHEESE.
MIX TOGETHER UNTIL A BALL IS FORMED. COVER THE MIXTURE AND
REFRIGERATE IT FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR. CUT THE DOUGH INTO
THREE SECTIONS AND ROLL IT ONTO FLOUR. CUT OUT SMALL PIECES, PUT
THE FILLING ON TOP, AND FOLD OPPOSITE CORNERS. BAKE IN A
GREASED BAKING SHEET BETWEEN 335 AND 350 DEGREES FOR
FIFTEEN MINUTES. REMOVE, LET COOL, AND SPRINKLE WITH SUGAR.
FILLING: ONE BEATEN EGG, ONE CUP CHOPPED WALNUTS, TWELVE
OUNCE GLASS PINEAPPLE JAM.

Where learned: YUGOSLAVIA

Subject headings: DRAMA -- DEVE
Food Drink -- N247

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JOSH VISHE TE VOLIM (I LOVE YOU MORE)

JOSH VISHE TE VOLIM OD SINJEGA MORA (I LOVE YOU MORE THAN THE BLUE
I RODNOGA MISTA, ZAVICHAJA MOG SEA, MY NATIVE PLACE, OR MY HOUSE
I SUZE KAD PROLIM, I SUTONI ZORA SHEDDING TEARS, MORNING AND
KAD BISER SE BLISTA OD ZANOSA TOG EVENING, AS PEARLS GLISTENING
IN ALL ELATION)

Submitter comment: THE LANGUAGE IS SERBO-CROATIAN, A BRANCH OF SOUTH SLAVIC

Where learned: YUGOSLAVIA ; LIKA ; CROATIA

Keyword(s): CROATIA ; TAMBURITZA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Love

Date learned: 00001983CA

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If a child is born when the sun is out and it is raining at
the same time then that child is considered a witch.

Submitter comment: This tale was told to me when we were in Yugoslavia and the
informant's aunt had a baby. I don't know if it is of
Yugoslavian origin.

Where learned: YUGOSLAVIA ; Zagreb

Keyword(s): SIMULTANEITY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Witch Shaman
BELIEF -- Sun
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 00-00-1982

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IN THE OLD COUNTRY (BACK IN EUROPE--YUGOSLAVIA)
MANY PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT SOMEONE WILL DIE VERY SOON
IF A CROSS OR A HOLY PICTURE FALLS FROM THE WALL BY
ITSELF.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT EXPERIENCED THIS.

Where learned: HOME ; YUGOSLAVIA

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 07-28-1964

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IN YUGOSLAVIA, IT IS BELIEVED THAT BY WAVING A
SILVER KNIFE AROUND, IT WILL WARD OFF EVIL SPIRITS.

Submitter comment: RECOUNTED FROM MRS. BENESTELLI'S MOTHER, A
NEIGHBOR, JUST RETURNED FROM YUGOSLAVIA.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; YUGOSLAVIA ; PITTSBURGH

Subject headings: Charm / Enchantment / Conjuration

Date learned: 11-01-1970

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